Abashiri Nature Cruise ~Whales, Dolphins, Seabirds~

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Watch whales and dolphins in the sea of Okhotsk!

Applications for 2024 will start from April
We look forward to receiving your application.
This is a cruise that allows you to observe the rich ecosystem of the Sea of Okhotsk up close, extending approximately 37km off the coast of Abashiri. Abashiri has a 100-year history as a whaling base in the Sea of Okhotsk, and is known for the large numbers of whales and dolphins migrating in its waters.


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You can see the rich ecosystem of the Sea of Okhotsk up close. The animals you can see change every month, and there's also the possibility of seeing unexpected animals...!

Basic information

  • Genre

    OK for one person, for children, for families

  • Period

    April 20th to October 31st
  • Implementation time

    Morning flight: Departs at 9:00 / Afternoon flight: Departs at 13:30 *Only morning flights operate except on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, and from 7/20 to 8/31
  • Reservation/reception

    Until 12:00 the day before (However, if the minimum number of participants has been reached, reservations can be accepted until the morning of the day)
  • Business hours

    *Regularly only operates morning flights (09:00 departure flights)
    *On Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, and from 7/20 to 8/31, there is service in the morning (09:00 departure flight) and afternoon (13:30 departure flight).
    *Please select the "scheduled event" for your desired date from the calendar below and see the details.

  • Regular holiday

    If there are no reservations or the minimum number of participants is not met

  • Price

    1 adult (junior high school student and older) 8,800 yen / 1 elementary school student 4,400 yen

  • Required time

    2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours

  • Access

    【The meeting place】
    Nature Cruise meeting point.jpg

  • Parking

    Please use the parking lot of the roadside station "Ryuhyo Kaido Abashiri". (free)

  • Inquiry

    Abashiri Tourist Association:0152-44-5849/

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  • Number of people

    Minimum number of participants: 6 people (based on number of adult participants)

  • Place

    Please come 10 minutes before departure. We will accept boarding at the meeting place [Boarding area behind the roadside station].

  • Organizer

    NPO North Sea Animal Center


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